661-297-4205 emilyiland@gmail.com

I'm an advocate who is passionate about the safety and well being of our kids and loved ones.

BE SAFE The Movie

BE SAFE The Movie is an interactive safety movie that uses video modeling to help friends and family on the spectrum learn how to interact safely with police.

Experience Autism

Experience Autism teaches police officers and first responders how to interact safely with police to reduce risk and improve outcomes.


CLEAR, or Community and Law Enforcement Aware Response, is a Santa Clarita, CA collaborative dedicated to improving safety for individuals with disabilities. The Special Needs Registry is a unique safety tool available to residents served by the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station.

Thomas Iland

Thomas Iland is a self-advocate and motivational speaker who captivates audiences with his inspirational messages.

Emily Iland, M.A. is an award-winning author, advocate, researcher, and leader in the autism field. She is the mother of a young man with ASD and brings personal experience and insight to her professional roles.


Books Published

Degrees Earned

Accolades Received

Guest Appearances


Attend one of these events to see Emily in action.


April 7-8, 2016, Albuquerque, NM


June, 2016, Maryland

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Together we can bring education, safety, and security to our loved ones on the spectrum. We’re in this together.

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